Exploration & Production - Exclusives

A&D Strategies: Private Operators Ready To Seize Opportunities For Deals

Even transactions that seem transparently well-conceived are facing harsh investor reactions, leading private operators to conclude that someone else—like themselves—will have to step up when opportunities emerge.

October 9, 2018

Earthstone Targets Acreage Trades To Boost Permian Laterals

Analysts estimate Earthstone tacked on a net increase of 2,677 acres to its position in the Midland Basin for less than $6,000 per acre.

October 8, 2018

Sundance Goes ‘All In’ On The Eagle Ford Shale

The Denver-based independent Sundance typifies the new Eagle Ford narrative where technically astute private equity-backed younger management teams are revitalizing the play.

October 8, 2018

Saudi Crown Prince Says OPEC Working To Keep Oil Prices Down

OPEC and its allies have been responding to requests from the U.S. for increased oil production and doing what they can to prevent prices rising, Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said.

October 6, 2018

DUG Eagle Ford: New Natural Gas World Emerges

The U.S. is on the verge of changing natural gas on a global scale.

October 5, 2018

Dry Gas Pursuit Returns In Eagle Ford Shale

The industry has come full circle since the initial discovery of the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas, a panel of dry gas producers told DUG Eagle Ford attendees.

October 5, 2018

HEADLINES: Canada's LNG Outlook Gets Boost; Exxon Mobil Reportedly Shopping GoM Assets

Canada's energy industry got a boost this week from an LNG project FID. Plus Encana exits the San Juan Basin, Husky makes a play for MEG Energy and reports that Exxon Mobil is exploring the sale of its Gulf of Mexico assets.

October 4, 2018

Study: Supermajors Remain Pressured Despite Cost Efficiency Gains

Whether the cost reductions are sustainable remains to be seen, but collaboration and risk-sharing could be crucial, according to a study.

October 3, 2018

Hooking Up The Oil Patch’s Water Value Chain

This niche business is growing rapidly as water companies respond to producers’ insatiable water needs. Here’s a look at four of them.

October 3, 2018

DUG Eagle Ford: Getting Gas From Great Rock

A handful of operators are finding a renewed interest in South Texas gas.

October 2, 2018

Pivot In The Powder

As new formations are proved up in the Powder River Basin, and more rigs move into the basin, E&Ps are gearing up for a shift to “manufacturing mode.”

October 1, 2018

Encana Sells San Juan Assets To DJR Energy For $480 Million

DJR Energy agreed to acquire Encana’s San Juan position, which includes about 182,000 net acres and 5,400 boe/d of production in northern New Mexico.

October 1, 2018